Co-author Lynn B. Jorde of the University of Utah Health, said if the results from the small study are validated "it would mean that we could possibly find ways to fix ourselves and live longer and better lives."
Professor Jian Feng of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences told Newsweek: "This will enable the generation of human cells, tissues or even organs in animals."
Investigators said the body of 17-year-old high school student Mary London was found on a then-rural stretch of San Juan Road in North Sacramento in 1981.
Researches think it could be possible that both human and rat species have seen parallel shifts in their DNA.
Ashley Thomas, 31, and Toya Wimberly, 29, have been friends since they met in middle school 17 years ago, but they only found out recently that they have the same biological father.
Dion Harrell is not entitled to compensation under the Compensations for Persons Mistakenly Imprisoned Act because he didn't apply for it within two years of getting out of prison, a panel of appellate judges has ruled.
The genetic marker is similar to what is seen with modern humans, Neanderthals and Denisovans.
Scientists studied the DNA of 30 transgender people.
Attorneys for writer E. Jean Carroll have requested a sample of President Donald Trump's DNA to see if it matches samples from the dress Carroll claims she wore when Trump allegedly sexually assaulted her in the 1990s.
The development of farming and introduction of livestock during the Neolithic Revolution was an opportunity for the African wolf and boosted populations, suggests study.
The genetic study involved over 100,000 people.
Research adds to evidence showing how archaic species shaped modern humans.
The experiment also led to the team discovering a new species of worm.
Researchers say they have been able to extract a complete ancient human genome from something other than a human bone for the very first time.
The case of Chris Long, from Nevada, has piqued the interests of forensic scientists for its implications.
Researchers also found modern Arctic sledge dogs appear to be direct descendants of those brought over from Siberia and Alaska.
Traces of extraterrestrial sugars on meteorites add more weight to the hypothesis that a meteor blitz on ancient Earth may have kick-started life by providing the necessary building blocks.
The team worked with 513 pairs of men living in Belgium and the Netherlands who shared a common paternal ancestor.
The New Mexico Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a bid to overturn the conviction of Anthony Blas Yepez due to a gene mutation in his DNA that has been theorized to impair anger regulation.
A popular third-party genetic genealogy database is vulnerable to security risks that include impersonation of relatives, a study found.
Scientists hope the discovery could help to make new treatments for the debilitating condition.
DNA evidence led authorities to a Dakota Access Pipeline protester who was involved in the riots in 2016.
The recent death of Elijah Cummings at age 68 underscores a disturbing statistic: black men die, on average, five years younger than white men. A study shows racism's effects on gene activity.
Each and every person of non-African descent carries traces of DNA derived from ancient hominin species to a varying extent.
A genetics testing company settled out of court for $42.6 over allegations of healthcare fraud.
Tardigrades—otherwise known as "water bears" or "moss piglets"—are considered extremophiles, organisms that thrive in extreme environments.
The controversial condition was classified as a disorder last year.
This is just one example of how DNA collection can harm or help investigators.
Up until now, palaeontologists have faced a major problem when it comes to working out what these ancient hominids would have looked like. Now, using DNA methylation, scientists have been able to bring them back to life.
"Because of this study, we now know that these edited cells can survive in a patient, and they will stay there," an expert said.